Myths and misconceptions about malaria

  • Once you suffer from malaria, it will stay in your body for life-long
  • Drinking water from tanks may lead to malaria
  • If i develop fever with chills and rigor then it is malaria
  • Malaria could be prevented by vaccine
  • If blood test is negative for malaria, then I don’t need malaria treatment
  • Once you get malaria you will be immune for the rest of your life
  • Malaria doesn’t happen in the dry season